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  1. Chicago Illinois Postcards Approximately 1890-1940

  2. Lake Shore Drive • Lake Shore Drive is a Highway that runs parallel with and alongside the shoreline of Lake Michigan through Chicago, Illinois. Lake Shore Drive is designated as part of U.S Highway 41. • The downtown part originally opened as Leif Ericson Drive in 1937, named for Norse explorer Leif Ericson. The roadway was also called Field Boulevard; it was renamed Lake Shore Drive in 1946.

  3. Lake Michigan

  4. Vintage PC US Lighthouse North Shore Lake Michigan Chicago

  5. Chicago-Lake Michigan-Mercury Boat-Vintage Postcard

  6. VINTAGE CHICAGO ILL NEW OUTER DRIVE BRIDGE LAKE MICHIGAN POSTCARD

  7. Lincoln Park

  8. 1905 Grant Monument, Lincoln Park

  9. Ulysses S. Grant Monument • After his capture of Vicksburg in the Civil War, Grant took command of the entire Union forces, and helped to end the war in 1865. Grant became president in 1869, but it is for his tremendous military actions that he is honored with this statue which depicts him ready for battle. It was dedicated in 1891.Ulysses Grant's statue is located in the heart of Lincoln Park, whereas Abraham Lincoln's statue is located in the heart of Grant Park ..

  10. Scene Lincoln Park, Chicago, ILL. Mailed: 1908, Old Vintage Postcard Illinois,PC

  11. 1905 High Bridge, Lincoln Park

  12. LINCOLN PARK Academy of Science-1920s

  13. Chicago Academy of Sciences • Founded in 1857 and chartered in 1865, the Chicago Academy of Sciences was guided in its early years by Robert Kennicott and William Stimpson, close collaborators of an early leader of the Smithsonian Institution. The academy, with one of the best natural history collections in America, built a museum at Wabash and Van Buren, but its exhibits, collections, and library were destroyed in the fire of 1871. The academy rebuilt and lost its building during the economic turmoil of the 1880s.

  14. 1908 Boat House, Lincoln Park,

  15. 1907 Postcard, Flower Gardens Lincoln Park

  16. Cars

  17. PEOPLES GAS BUILDING-1910s Postcard-Illinois-Vintage Cars

  18. 1905 Clark St Looking North from Lake ST

  19. Chicago Ashland Avenue scenes 1909 and 1911 cars fashions homes

  20. 1912 Chicago, IL - Northern Trust Co. Bank - Old Cars

  21. Parks

  22. 1908 Washington Park

  23. 1907 Postcard, Band Stand, Garfield Park

  24. Band Stand, Garfield Park •  The Garfield Park Bandstand opened for weekly concerts in 1897, it drew great attention in part because of the popular music and bands that played under its dome but more so for the structure's graceful appearance and visual symphony of materials and decoration. The bandstand sits in the southern portion of Garfield Park and is a large four-sided structure set on a grand landscaped terrace in the park. The corners of the structure each have an octagonal "bay" that form an irregular shaped pedestal from which band members perform.This platform was designed to seat 100 musicians.  

  25. 1905 Humboldt Park Stable

  26. VINTAGE B&W PC BOAT HOUSE HUMBOLDT PARK, CHICAGO 1909

  27. John G Shedd Aquarium, Grant Park, Chicago VINTAGE 1936 Post Card

  28. Hotels

  29. 1923 Hotel La Salle

  30. 1928 Lounge & Rest Room, Morrison Hotel

  31. Buildings

  32. 1929 Cameron Elementary School House Building

  33. 1907 Postcard New Court House

  34. COLONIAL THEATRE, CHICAGO, ILL. VINTAGE c1909 POSTCARD

  35. 1933 Chicago Civic Opera House

  36. TRANSIT HOUSE VINTAGE POSTCARD 1909

  37. Old Majestic Building Chicago Illinois Vintage Historical Postcard 1911

  38. 1905 RPP B&W Plymouth Place